Production Foreman (Umbogintwini)



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AECI Chemicals
Job Title
Production Foreman (Umbogintwini)
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Location – Town / Site
Location – Province
Location – Country
South Africa
Job Description
AECI Industrial Chemicals is looking to recruit a Production Foreman to work in Umbogintwini. To supervise and manage operations, maintenance and the running of the process plant whilst maintaining the highest SHEQ standards. This incumbent will be accountable for all matters during his shift on the plant.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Ensure efficient shift handovers. • Establish process start up conditions. • Ensure Effective communication of process condition • Ensure Effective response to abnormal process conditions. • Ensure effective shut down of process operations. • Ensure that all safety standards are maintained. • Test and checks on all safety equipment carried out by ensuring PMS are completed in the specified time frame. • Take responsibility for high-risk tasks and permit to work clearances that could lead to injury e.g. working at heights, Vessel entry. • Rectify and report safety hazards promptly. • Ensure that all team members are using the correct PPE. • Attend safety meeting and complete plant safety inspections monthly. • Maintain good housekeeping standards on the plant. • Unsafe conditions reported and rectified e.g. spillages. • Correct storage of equipment and stock. • Staff Management: o Carry out PJOs on personnel, identify areas that require attention. o Ensure that all operators are trained on the various processes, identify training needs and make recommendations accordingly. o Assist the production manager in updating manufacturing manuals and process logs. o Ensure Effective communication with subordinates. o Ensure effective disciplinary management.
Qualifications & Experience
• Matric / Grade 12. • NQF2 Plant Operations, Chemical Engineering Diploma or equivalent. • Minimum 2 – 3 years supervisory experience in a chemical plant.
• Leadership • Excellent communication skills • Excellent work ethic, teamwork • Integrity and flexibility • Diligent and able to work under pressure • Attention to detail • Motivated and committed • Problem solving